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Hop Harvest Beer Tour

  • Dates:  August 5, 2017
  • Times:  12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Host:  West Michigan Beer Tours
    Venue:   JW Marriott Grand Rapids
    235 Louis St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone:  269-350-4598
  • Category:  Beer Events
  • Price Per Person:  Tickets start at $74. Increase to $79 after July 1.
  • Guided Tours:   Yes
  • Driving Tour:   Yes
  • Walking Tour:   Yes
  • Facility Tour: Yes
  • Length of Time:   6 hour(s)

The end of August and early September marks the peak of hop season. Farms across the state are harvesting their hop crops for breweries all over Michigan and the other parts of the world.

The tour, which originates at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids, will visit with Pam Miller at Hopyards of Kent County for a farm tour and samples, as well as two of the farm’s closest brewery partners — Rockford Brewing Co. and Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply.

A pint or samples at the two brewery stop are also part of the tour.

The JW Marriott’s Beer City USA Package is also available to our guests. The package includes overnight accommodations, four local beers delivered to your room, breakfast vouchers, complimentary parking and more. For more information, go to:

Origination: JW Marriott Grand Rapids, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Rockford Brewing Co., samples or pint, tour, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Stop 2: Hopyards of Kent County, pint/samples, tour, 3-4 p.m.
Stop 3: Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply, pint or samples, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Termination: JW Marriott, 6 p.m.

Hop Harvest Beer Tour
  • Times:  12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • August 5, 2017 to August 5, 2017
  • JW Marriott Grand Rapids
  • Tickets start at $74. Increase to $79 after July 1.